Give me a bowl of soft, stewed potatoes, and I’ll eagerly dig in. Add diced bacon to that bowl, and I might not even use silverware. Throw some haddock in there as well, and my enthusiasm will unceremoniously disappear. This was the sad song and dance I did with myself (the bacon actually got addedContinue reading “Haddock: The potato of the sea”
Jump to recipe It may not be a coincidence that as I embark on a foodie journey, the majority of the foods I’ve yet to try are pretty healthy. I have eaten like trash for most of my life, after all. One surprising fact about my eating habits, though, is that white rice has alwaysContinue reading “Farro: Am I a healthy eater now?”
A couple months ago, I was at a friend’s house enjoying grilled shishito peppers for the first time. Charred and extra salty, the peppers had just a slight heat and were the perfect, poppable side to burgers. Ever since then, I’ve wanted to remake that side but have yet to come across shishito peppers inContinue reading “Shichimi Togarashi: The Japanese spice that makes green peppers good”
Kale chips may be healthy, but are they really good, or just OK? Spoiler alert: they’re just OK. Better than bad!
Seafood, specifically fish, has always been the boogeyman to me. It smells, I can’t tell when it’s done cooking, and if there are any remnants of scales left to remind me that I’m eating a fish, I’m out. So when my sister-in-law texted me a picture of my soon-to-be-one-year-old niece enjoying salmon for dinner, IContinue reading “Salmon: I cooked it and lived to tell the tale”
The PIcky Eater Chronicles is back after a seven-year hiatus. Join me as I attempt to become a foodie by trying new recipes, meals and snacks.